Medical Factors Related to Sexuality and Sexual Functioning

Course Number: CLS 706
Credit Hours: 3
This course will define the DSM sexual disorders with medical origins and focus on symptoms, factors increasing susceptibility, and prevention. Students will learn how major disabilities may affect sexual function and expression; coping and enhancement strategies for people with disabilities; how surgical procedures may affect a woman sexually, physically, and emotionally; hormone replacement therapy; the incidence of, symptoms of, and treatment alternatives for penile cancer, testicular cancer, prostatitis, benign prostate hyperplasia, and prostate cancer.